Diary of the war

by Platform to Platform

On 1st September 1939, 25-year-old Malvern resident Lorna Lloyd started writing her diary of the war. In 2022, her 25-year Bethany Ray plays her great-great aunt Lorna Lloyd in the audio version of ‘The diary of the war’. These episodes were produced by a team of third year students at Edinburgh Napier University as part of the AHRC/Creative Informatics funded project ‘Platform to Platform’ led by Dr Bruce Ryan, Professor Hazel... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • E12 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 4

    E12 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 4

    This is episode 4 of Lorna Lloyd’s poetry, a bonus episode of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’. This episode features Lorna’s poetry from the early 1940s.

    04:33
  • E11 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 3

    E11 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 3

    This is episode 3 of Lorna Lloyd’s poetry, a bonus episode of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’. This episode features Lorna’s poetry from the mid- to late 1930s.

    13:54
  • E10 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 2

    E10 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 2

    This is episode 2 of Lorna Lloyd’s poetry, a bonus episode of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’. This episode features Lorna’s poetry from the early 1930s.

    09:58
  • E09 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 1

    E09 - 'Lorna Lloyd's Poetry' Episode 1

    This is episode 1 of Lorna Lloyd’s poetry, a bonus episode of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’. This episode features Lorna’s poetry from 1928 to 1930.

    10:51
  • E08 - 'Diary of the war' episode 8

    E08 - 'Diary of the war' episode 8

    This is episode 8 of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’, also including contemporaneous news (courtesy BBC Archive, British Newspaper Archive/FindMyPast/British Library). This episode covers late December 1940 to February 1942.

    13:56